Three arrested in Weslaco doctor’s murder

WESLACO — Three men are facing murder charges in connection with the shooting and death of a prominent Weslaco doctor here last November. Weslaco Police...

Man who escaped from Progreso jail nearing plea deal

EDINBURG — A 26-year-old Progreso man accused of sexually assaulting a woman and then escaping that city’s jail, nearly took a plea deal Monday...

Private border wall construction resumes after fed judge denies injunction, TRO

McALLEN — Construction on a 3-mile stretch of private border wall along the banks of the Rio Grande south of Mission was set to...

Lady Panthers squeak by Edinburg in hardwood slugfest

BY ANDREW McCULLOCH STAFF WRITER EDINBURG — The Edinburg High Lady Bobcats and Weslaco High Lady Panthers entered their first district matchup against one another with...

Weslaco commission mulls amending charter to include term limits, redistricting

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission is considering amending the city charter to add term limits for elected officials, as well as to redefine...

City to revise master plan, restrategize debt load

WESLACO — City leaders here are looking at making some changes in the coming months with the aim of guiding the continued development of...

Hotelier sticks with lawyer after government alleges conflict

McALLEN — “Give him a chance.” Thus implored McAllen hotelier Sunil Wadhwani of U.S. District Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa during a status conference held in...

Police make arrest in Whataburger robbery

The Elsa Police Department has made an arrest in a fast food robbery made at gunpoint, according to an agency news release issued last...

Weslaco man faces child porn charges

McALLEN — The arrest of a Weslaco man led federal agents to a Pharr man accused of receiving and distributing child pornography, records show. Vincent...

Filmmaker with Valley roots excels with ‘Tejano’

BY ELSA CAVAZOS STAFF WRITER HARLINGEN — David Blue Garcia remembers growing up surrounded by corn fields and around farmland near La Feria. Having no close neighbors...